If you believe that "One swallow doesn't make a summer," would you believe that 300 would? It's too early to tell about this new twist, but based on known activity this year, the pattern appears to be changing.
By Nigel Hooker, DFA Capital Management
With the financial crisis on Wall Street and the threat to the world economy, never has there been more focus on risk management practices in banks and insurance companies. It's now more critical than ever before to know how much capital is needed to support current and future business and which segments create shareholder value or destroy it.